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Elementary finale gives us a battle between Holmes and his ultimate nemesis – heroin

****Contains spoilers**** The Warner Bros film gave us an actual fall into a waterfall, BBC Sherlock gave us a fall from grace and now Elementary has given us a fall back, or relapse, into addiction. We love to see Holmes … Continue reading

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Elementary is back and Holmes is most certainly not forgiven

Review of Season Three, Episode One – Enough Nemesis to Go Around (contains some spoilers) As regular blog readers may recall, I had a bit of a Damascene conversion over Elementary during the last season. I went from disliking it … Continue reading

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CBS’ Elementary finally wins me over

I presumed I would absolutely love series three of BBC Sherlock, but sadly I didn’t. I also presumed I’d dislike season two of Elementary but I actually rather enjoyed it. I do like to be proved wrong every now and … Continue reading

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Elementary returns – but has absence made my heart grow fonder?

In a word – no. Big apologies to all the Elementary fans out there, I have tried really hard to like this modern-day Holmes and Watson solving crimes in New York but I just can’t feel the love. I don’t … Continue reading

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Lemon-Entry gives us a soppy, love-sick hoodwinked Holmes for its grand finale

Oh dear. I have tried to like Elementary (affectionately known in our house as Lemon-Entry) but the final episode has been the final straw for me. If you haven’t seen it yet and don’t want to know the conclusion, stop … Continue reading

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Friends or colleagues? Elementary and Sherlock show different sides of the Holmes-Watson relationship.

As you probably know from my previous blogs, I’m not exactly a fan of Elementary. I have been quite dismissive at times but still continue to watch every week. One of its strengths however, in my opinion, is the way … Continue reading

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It’s all in the adventure . . . BBC Sherlock gets it right – Elementary doesn’t

I’ve just come across this lovely quote from Stephen Moffatt, creator of BBC Sherlock – ‘Other detectives have cases, Sherlock Holmes has adventures, and that’s what matters.’ It is this sense of adventure that really sets the original 56 stores … Continue reading

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A belated Christmas present for BBC Sherlock

I was delighted to discover today  that BBC Sherlock has been voted the top TV show of 2012 in a Radio Times poll. The judges were a mix of writers and critics – surely the hardest people to win over. … Continue reading

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Is it third time lucky for Elementary? Has episode three changed my sceptical mind?

It started badly for me. As soon as I saw that the episode involved Holmes finding a missing child, BBC Sherlock flashed into my mind. Just like with the missing phone in episode one, I couldn’t ignore the parallel. Sherlock … Continue reading

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Elementary casts new light on Game of Shadows

A surprising thing happened over the weekend.  No, my broken leg didn’t miraculously heal itself prompting me to toss aside my crutches and cry “I can walk!” It wasn’t quite that surprising. But it was rather unexpected. As I’m laid … Continue reading

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